Funeral service for Joe T. “Tommy” Stevenson, age 98, of Taft, TN, will be conducted at 1 PM on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at Higgins Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM until 1 PM on Thursday at Higgins.
Tommy was born on November 3, 1924, to the late Coleman and Agnes Stevenson. Mr. Stevenson was a lifelong farmer in the Coldwater Community. He drove Lincoln County School bus for 19 years and was a Lincoln County Commissioner for 20 years. Tommy passed away on December 23, 2022, at Tri Star Summit Medical Center.
Survivors include his son, Larry (Cheryl) Stevenson; daughter, Ann Stevenson (Joey) Parker; daughter-in-law, Delilah Stevenson; grandchildren, Chad (Marcy) Stevenson, Alicia Stevenson (Dave) Kelley, Justin Stevenson, Leslie Stevenson (Jeff) Sims, Lauren Stevenson (Drew) Wembley, Stevenson Parker, and Will Parker; and great-great-grandchildren, Ben Kelley, Aiden Kelley, Collin Kelley, Cooper Stevenson, and Cole Sims. In addition to his parents, Tommy was preceded in death by his wife, Janie Smith Stevenson; son, Joe Billy Stevenson; and brothers, John William Stevenson, and Kenneth Stevenson.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Joe T. “Tommy” Stevenson.
So sorry for your loss Tommy and Janie was the most loving and caring people Tommy was awesome school bus driver prayers and with the family and friends 🙏
Mr. Tommy was sure a kind and caring person. Prayers for all of the family.
Ann & family: always enjoyed going to Prosperity with your family many years ago. Used to see Mr Tom.y at Marvin’s restaurant, he was always such a gentleman, will be missed. My condolences!
This world lost a wonderful man. He was a long time friend, business customer and community leader. Mr. Tommy’s family and friends will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Oh I am so sorry for your loss. Serving his community and the children he carried safely to and from school mattered! Sending my heartfelt condolences.